27 March 2015

Britannia Row Productions supports Young Voices

Britannia Row Productions supports Young VoicesUK - There is little than can compare to the sheer joy of listening to the assembled voices of several thousand youngsters singing their hearts out. In motivational terms alone, what Young Voices does for the primary school age children of the UK is sensational; to be planted front stage centre in one of the UK arenas and perform in front of an equally large audience is a memory most of them will carry for the rest of their lives. How do we know this? Arthur Mazzer who works for Britannia Row Productions Ltd (Britrow), the company that ... More >>

Sennheiser showcases its Innovation Campus

Sennheiser showcases its Innovation CampusGermany - Sennheiser presented a further milestone in the development of its company facilities and invited guests from politics, business and entertainment to its Innovation Campus. With floor space of around 7,000sq.m, the Innovation Campus provides plenty of room for cross-functional teams to carry out projects in the development and marketing of audio solutions. The ground floor of the state-of-the-art building even accommodates a theatre and Germany's first Sennheiser Flagship Store, which enables customers to gain hands-on ... More >>

NEP to acquire Mediatec Group

NEP to acquire Mediatec Group	USA / Sweden - NEP Group Inc. (NEP) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mediatec Group (Mediatec) from the current owners. Financial terms were not disclosed. This transaction will bring one of Europe's largest outside broadcast and video display solutions providers into NEP's growing worldwide network of brands. NEP is a leading worldwide provider of outsourced solutions to the broadcast and live event industries, offering technical services for outside broadcast, studio production, video display, host broadcasting and ... More >>

Yehuda Poliker shines in Tel Aviv with Robe

Yehuda Poliker shines in Tel Aviv with RobeIsrael - Popular Israeli singer, songwriter and musician Yehuda Poliker played a high profile concert at the 2500 capacity Charles Bronfman Auditorium in Tel Aviv, a show that came alive with Robe BMFL Spots and a 90 per cent Robe lighting rig supplied by Argaman Systems. The lighting was designed by Eyal Tavori - the artist's long term LD - and operated by lighting director Tsafi Dagan, who has also worked with Poliker for several years. The artist is constantly busy engaging in live performances and reaching out to the many fans and ... More >>

Orbital Sound fires Imagination in Barcelona

Orbital Sound fires Imagination in BarcelonaSpain - As Barcelona hosted the biggest mobile industry show in the world in March, Orbital Sound's conference and events team moved into action with a high profile corporate event organised by global creative agency Imagination. Staged at the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, the project involved a VIP evening's entertainment hosted by the MWC's headline sponsor, a major Chinese telecoms manufacturer. The project involved over 100 performers, taking part in an extravaganza that included flamenco dancers, hip hop, a 50-piece orchestra, ... More >>

GDS waltzes into Sadler's Wells with ArcSystem

GDS waltzes into Sadler's Wells with ArcSystemUK - London's Sadler's Wells Theatre stages a richly diverse range of national and international collaborations. In 2013 Sadler's Wells embarked on a comprehensive upgrading of its infrastructure and technology, to improve both front of house and backstage environments in its 1568-seater main auditorium. Renowned theatre consultant Roger Spence was placed in charge of the project and engaged a team comprising designer Graham Large of Chapman BDSP, integrators Stage Electrics and lighting manufacturers GDS. GDS was invited to supply a ... More >>

Le Maitre takes A Journey into the Uncharted

Le Maitre takes A Journey into the UnchartedUK - Le Maitre is supporting Punchdrunk Enrichment in Against Captain's Orders: A Journey into the Uncharted - an adventure on the high seas of maritime history at the National Maritime Museum. In an exclusive first for the museum industry, the National Maritime Museum is collaborating with Punchdrunk Enrichment to take six to 12-year olds and their families on the adventure of a lifetime. Against Captain's Orders combines the National Maritime Museum's wealth of maritime history and artefacts with Punchdrunk Enrichment's ... More >>

No sound without Adlib for The Script

No sound without Adlib for The ScriptUK - In a busy year where some seriously talented and influential artists are hitting the road, Adlib is audio supplier for The Script's new No Sound Without Silence world tour which has kicked off in the UK and Europe in great style. It's the fourth album campaign on which the Liverpool based company has worked with the popular Irish rock band, alongside production manager Bob O'Brien and tour manager Quinner, supplying the audio system and crew to work with engineers Richy Nicholson (FOH) and Paul 'Mini' Moore on monitors. Adlib's ... More >>

London goes SA in Carnival City

London goes SA in Carnival CitySouth Africa - A star studded line up including Bok van Blerk, Theuns Jordaan, Jay du Plessis, BlackByrd, Elvis Blue, Claire Johnston from Mango Groove, Peter Mitchell, PJ Cruz and Martin Bester (Jacaranda FM) showcased at Carnival City's Big Top Arena on 27-28 February after running in London. With 70 Robe fixtures, the Big Top Arena was brought to life with effects and colour. Carnival City was the main in-house technical supplier for the main PA, rigging, staging and lighting equipment. MGG Productions provided the back line, monitor ... More >>

Sennheiser & Delta Sound help Drake go wireless in Dubai

Sennheiser & Delta Sound help Drake go wireless in DubaiUAE - Sennheiser and Delta Sound recently collaborated to ensure the success of Drake's debut concert in the Middle East by providing him with the latest Digital 9000 wireless system which was used for all hand held microphones at the show. In addition to providing a memorable audio experience for the over 16,000 fans who attended the concert at the Dubai International Stadium on the 14th of March, 2015, the Digital 9000 managed to hugely impress both the house engineer, Demetrius Moore and the show's monitor engineer, Sean Sturge. ... More >>

Alcons transforms Theater am Potsdamer Platz

Alcons transforms Theater am Potsdamer PlatzGermany - The International Film Festival (Berlinale) is one of the most important events for the international film industry and is at the same time the largest public cinematic festival in the world. The 65th Berlinale enthused hundreds of thousands of spectators with some 400 films in 52 venues. Dutch loudspeaker manufacturer Alcons Audio supplied its pro-ribbon sound system for the Berlinale Palast (Berlinale Palace). Each year, since the Berlinale of 2000, the Stage Entertainment Theater am Potsdamer Platz, which is actually a ... More >>

L3 Productions turns to Elation for corporate event

L3 Productions turns to Elation for corporate eventUSA - Live production company L3 Productions was hired by a corporate client to build a themed night club environment for a large holiday party for 1,400 people and turned to Elation Professional lighting and video products to fulfill the brief, including Elation's new EMAG4 LED panel for graphics, playback and live video. Held in December at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa in Huntington Beach, California, L3 Productions handled the entire creative production for the event including CAD, decor, lighting design, stage ... More >>

Jands Vista L5 controls Elevation Church concert

Jands Vista L5 controls Elevation Church concertUSA - Elevation Church in North Carolina has used Jands' flagship Vista L5 console to provide powerful control for a major concert show held at the nearby Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte - attended by nearly 13,000 people. Elevation's in-house lighting designer, Andy Bentley, specified the Jands Vista L5 for the concert show. He commented, "The Vista (v2) software allowed us to do things in just minutes that would've taken hours on other desks. The effects engine was awesome to work with. The ability to stack multiple parameters in ... More >>

Philips LED technology in Pen Y Clip tunnel

Philips LED technology in Pen Y Clip tunnelUK - SPIE has been appointed principal contractor of the £2m, A55 Pen Y Clip tunnel refurbishment. SPIE will be working with Philips Lighting to introduce LED lighting technology into the tunnel which is expected to reduce energy and emissions by up to 50%. The scope of work involves the design, supply and installation of the A55 Pen Y Clip Tunnel LED lighting scheme and infrastructure upgrades. This includes the electrical and mechanical services, covering the installation of the 900m linear support grid and containment, fitting ... More >>

Allen & Heath upgrades Qu series firmware

Allen & Heath upgrades Qu series firmwareUK - Allen & Heath has released a major firmware upgrade for its Qu series of compact digital mixers, paired with key enhancements to the Qu-Pad and Qu-You apps. V1.7 ArcLight firmware now allows up to two iPads running Qu-Pad to be connected to a Qu mixer at the same time. New features in Qu-Pad include saving and recall of processing and FX libraries, a third custom layer for easy access to any combination of inputs, mixes, DCAs, Mute Groups or SoftKeys, full control over key FX parameters, the ability to store and recall scenes, plus ... More >>

Fulcrum launches cable management flooring system

Fulcrum launches cable management flooring systemUK - Fulcrum Projects is launching its unique cable management flooring system to the live events and exhibition sectors. The unique low profile system brings a new approach to cable management for expo environments and temporary events of all kinds, offering complete flexibility and access when it comes to underfloor cabling for power and data. Fulcrum's Infofloor complements company's existing extensive range of power distribution equipment and adds another element to Fulcrum's long standing status as a leading provider of technical ... More >>

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